DHS in the News

Journalists worldwide write about The DHS Program results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use The DHS Program data throughout the year as background information for their stories, or to compare health and development indicators across countries. These data are also used by journalists in the United States and other developed countries, as it is considered the gold standard of population, health and nutrition data. Below are some examples of recent news coverage. Please note: The links below are to websites outside The DHS Program.

Apr 20, 2017
UN and NGOs welcome Constitutional amendments as a major step towards ending child marriage in Malawi


"The Malawi Demographic and Health Survey (2015-16), revealed that 46.7 percent of girls and women get married before the age of 18..."